Barnabas, “son of consolation” (Acts 4:36)., a person Luke described as “a good man” (11:24), was chosen and sent by the Jerusalem church to investigate the mixed congregation of Jews and Gentiles in Syrian Antioch.
Jesus once asked his disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am” (Matt 16:13)? Who was Jesus anyway? Most people of His day viewed Him as some sort of prophet (John
Most of us live hurried lives. We are hard pressed at work, at home, and at church to accomplish more than a twenty-four hour day seems to allow. The demands are overwhelming. In fact, full
“Dedicated to Ra; i.e., to the sun-god, the Egyptian to whom the” “Ishmaelites sold Joseph (Gen. 39:1). He was “captain of the” “guard”, i.e., chief, probably, of the state police, who, while” “they formed part of the Egyptian army, were also largely” “employed in civil duties (37:36; marg., “chief of the” “executioners”). Joseph, though a foreigner, gradually gained his” “confidence, and became overseer over all his possessions.” Believing the false accusation which his profligate wife brought “against Joseph, Potiphar cast him into prison, where he remained” for some years. (See JOSEPH.)
Definition of Potiphar: “bull of Africa; a fat bull”
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